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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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IP laws are almost always national in nature. However, there are many conventions and treaties under which nations agree to provide minimum levels of...
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9th Nov
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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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9th Nov
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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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9th Nov
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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours,...
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9th Nov
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legislative framework, as well as case law, relating to infringement of registered and unregistered designs. For...
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9th Nov
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov

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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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12th Feb
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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12th Feb
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 12th Feb
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From: [insert name and address of individual]To: [insert name and address of photographer]Date: [insert date]This Release relates to photographs of me...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch, IP Consultant 12th Feb
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wishing to engage with social media influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing...
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Produced in partnership with Hogan Lovells International LLP 10th Feb
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Moral rightsThe Berne Convention art 6 bis states that, independently of the author's economic rights, and even after the transfer of the said rights,...
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9th Feb
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wishing to engage with influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing campaigns and...
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Produced in partnership with Grace Guo of Hogan Lovells and Stefaan Meuwissen of Hogan Lovells 5th Feb
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wishing to engage with influencers for social marketing campaigns and advertising activities in...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Reis of DLA Piper 5th Feb
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wanting to use influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing campaigns and advertising...
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Produced in partnership with Christiane C. Kinney and Heidy Vaquerano of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP 5th Feb
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Linking and copyright protectionWebsite owners and those using the Internet commonly now link either to another website's home page or to a page...
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4th Feb
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Hyperlinking to us[You may not provide a link to our website without our express written consent. If you wish to provide a link to our website, please...
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4th Feb
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What is an IP notice?An intellectual property (IP) notice informs other people about your intellectual property rights and in some cases specifies...
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4th Feb
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; China; Egypt; European Union; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Japan;...
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3rd Feb
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This Agreement is made on [date].Parties1[[Author’s name] of [insert address] OR [Company name] a company incorporated in England and Wales whose...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Goldberg of Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP 3rd Feb
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What is open data?In broad terms, ‘open data’ is data that is made publicly available in open, machine-readable format on licence terms that allow...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Parris of Fieldfisher and Paul Barton of Fieldfisher 28th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Judy Nokes 28th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Judy Nokes 28th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Judy Nokes 28th Jan
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Film tax relief was introduced in 2007 under the Finance Act 2006 with the aim of incentivising investment in UK productions. Since the relief was...
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